Possibly the most popular of all feature trees for the home landscape, with rich burgundy-purple palm-shaped foliage all season long. Bloodgood Japanese Maple has attractive burgundy foliage which emerges deep purple in spring. The lobed palmate leaves are highly ornamental and turn an outstanding scarlet in the fall. It features subtle corymbs of red flowers rising above the foliage in mid-spring before the leaves. It produces red samaras from early to mid-fall. The rough gray bark and red branches add an interesting dimension to the landscape.
Size: 2 Gallon
Characteristics: artistic spreading growth habit; put it in the front yard and give it lots of room to grow.
Light: Full to partial sun
When planting, use Garden Gallery Plant Starter 10-50-10 to reduce transplant shock and ensure establishment. Continue with Garden Gallery All Gro 20-20-20 which provides an even balance of nitrogen, phosphorus and potash for fabulous foliage.